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The February 20, 2019 Peninsula reported that Qatar witnessed the highest valued IPO in 2018 in the MENA region with the listing of Qatar Aluminum Manufacturing Company (QAMCO) on the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE), raising $745.6m in Q4. Qatar leads MENA 2018 IPO...read more
Locusts have formed plagues since prehistory. The ancient Egyptians carved them on their tombs and the insects are mentioned in the Iliad, the Bible and the Quran. Swarms have devastated crops and been a contributory cause...read more
No matter what your beliefs, views, morals, ethics, economic principles, etc. are we all share in the desire to sustain life because we too are life. No matter what your beliefs, views, morals, ethics, economic principles, etc. are we all share in the desire to...read more
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Al Jazeera’s Business & Economy produced this article on how and why Diversification of Middle Eastern economies is more a political than an economic challenge. Why are Middle Eastern economies struggling to diversify? by Adeel Malik Why have Middle East's...read more
It isn't hyperbole to say that fossil-fuel executives are mass murderers. We should put them on trial for crimes against humanity. It’s Time to Try Fossil-Fuel Executives for Crimes Against Humanity By Kate Aronoff Then–US secretary of State Rex Tillerson, the former...read more
By Andrew Korybko in Oriental Review on February 7th, 2019. Saudi Arabia clinched 37 deals worth $53 billion after announcing that it intends to attract upwards of $426 billion in total over the next decade as it seeks to advance Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman’s...read more
Non-oil growth is on the up in Bahrain, where economic diversification efforts are under way. The picture above is that of Manama sea front © Shutterstock Construction, infrastructure fuel Bahrain's 2.4% non-oil growth by Oscar Rousseau 06 Feb 2019 Both sectors led...read more
Bas Burger, CEO of BT’s Global Services division, takes a look and elaborates in this article dated February 1st, 2019 as an answer to everyone's question that's Is digital intelligence the key to the Fourth Industrial Revolution? The future is digital. The Fourth...read more
pv magazine’s The weekend read article dated February 2, 2019 elaborates on the potential of solar PVs in the MENA. The region’s climate, developing economies and demographic growth are driving increased electricity demand in the Middle East and North Africa. However,...read more